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Fire breaks out in under-construction home in Edmonton’s Westmount neighbourhood

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Fire breaks out in home in Edmonton’s Westmount neighbourhood – Mar 12, 2020

Firefighters were called to a fire at an under-construction house in west-central Edmonton’s Westmount neighbourhood Thursday morning.

Edmonton Fire Rescue Services crews working to contain a house fire at at 110 Avenue and 123 Street in west-central Edmonton’s Westmount neighbourhood. Thursday, March 12, 2020. Julien Fournier, Global News

Edmonton Fire Rescue Services said it was called at 6:23 a.m. to the structure fire at 110 Avenue and 123 Street.

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Crews arrived on scene five minutes later to find a working fire at the back of the duplex, where a set of stairs led up to the third floor of the property.

Edmonton Fire Rescue Services crews working to contain a house fire at at 110 Avenue and 123 Street in west-central Edmonton’s Westmount neighbourhood. Thursday, March 12, 2020. Julien Fournier, Global News

Flames could be seen shooting from the top of the house and a second alarm was declared at 6:51 a.m., the city said.

There were no reported injuries because the home was under construction.

As of publishing it was still a working fire.

Edmonton Fire Rescue Services crews working to contain a house fire at at 110 Avenue and 123 Street in west-central Edmonton’s Westmount neighbourhood. Thursday, March 12, 2020. Julien Fournier, Global News

— More to come…

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